• Biomedical Laboratory Technician

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 3:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2381
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Scientific/Engineering
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Biomedical Laboratory Technician for a full-time position supporting the USAFSAM Applied Technology and Genomics Division at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
     
     
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating. Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine have both ranked ERP among the fastest growing firms in the nation for 2014.
     
    ERP is an equal opportunity employer.
     
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Normal work hours are Monday - Friday, 7am to 4pm, with a one hour lunch
    Work hours may vary dependent upon tasks and need, but will not exceed 40 hours per week
     
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:

     

    Must possess competency in research, and shall be expected to lend strong administrative and technical support to ongoing research studies. Shall continuously assist and advise the government with the following:

    • BSL-2 laboratory techniques
    • Microbial culture (growing, isolating, and killing virus, bacteria, and/or protozoa)
    • Mammalian and/or insect cell culture
    • Environmental/surface sampling (soil, surfaces, food, water, air)
    • Performing manual and automated nucleic acid extractions (MagMax, Maxwell 16, and Qiacube, or other comparable methods as determined by the PI)
    • Testing nucleic acid with Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and/or RT-PCR
    • Automated next-generation sequencing (Roche GS Junior, Ion Torrent PGM, Ion Torrent Proton, Illumina sequencers)
    • Query NCBI/GenBank/Primer3 or similar web-based databases
    • Biochemical assays such as ELISA (Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay), Western blot analysis and immunochemistry
    • Detailed recordkeeping and maintenance of accurate experimental records
    • Perform data entry and analysis, and spreadsheet management
    • Work (handling/disposal) with hazardous chemicals and biological agents
    • Compile progress reports
    • Preparation of briefings
    • Conduct systems analyses and troubleshooting
    • Assist with the inventory, packing, unpacking, and assembly of lab equipment and space
    • Conduct scientific literature research and review

    Secondary and support functions. In addition to the duties described above, the contractor shall conduct any other functions and duties, recognized as being necessary to conduct their primary role within the scope of the effort, such as assisting with day to day operations to ensure project is meeting its goal.

     

    Training Manuals and Materials. The contractor shall assist the government in the development of training materials, manuals and reference data sheets for different levels of instruction, from senior leadership, commander, medical practitioner to laboratory operator, on applications of these advanced technologies.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or scientific field
    Experience: Minimum 6 years laboratory experience, with at least two years’ experience in molecular biology, to include experience with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods, and at least one years’ hands-on experience with next generation sequencing methods. 
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check

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